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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

The red rooftops of Mtskheta, Georgia are seen from a high angle photograph.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Georgia’s High Court Removes Marijuana Possession Penalties (Marijuana Moment)

// Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers’ saliva for cannabis (National Post)

// Massachusetts marijuana regulator Shaleen Title on the industry’s slow rollout and what comes next (Boston.com)


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// Pa. lawmaker to introduce bill to legalize marijuana (ABC 27)

// Scythian Biosciences to Enter Florida Medical Cannabis Market with C$136.5 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Police Say Colorado’s Black Market is Run by Mexican Cartels, But They Have Little Proof (Herb)

// Chart: Wholesale marijuana prices on the upswing in Nevada amid growing demand (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Financial hurdles stymie diversity in Massachusetts recreational cannabis industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// 80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy (Financial Post)

// Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding (Forbes)


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Monday, July 30, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, July 30, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Ontario to Revamp Cannabis Regs, Allow Private Retailers (Leafly)

// Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator (Florida Politics)


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// First tests are in, and 1 in 5 marijuana samples in California isn’t making grade (OC Register)

// Employment Rights For Marijuana Consumers Would Be Protected Under New Bill (Marijuana Moment)

// These 20 people are going to help figure out what to do with weed cases in N.J. (NJ.com)

// R.I. dispensaries begin selling to out-of-state customers (Providence Journal)

// Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew older (Las Vegas Sun)

// Records show marijuana charges convictions fall more heavily on black Virginians (Daily Press)

// Black Lawmakers: Marijuana Decrim Is ‘Must-Do’ In First 100 Days of Democratic Congress (Marijuana Moment)


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Monday, June 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, June 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Michigan Republicans could vote to legalize recreational marijuana next week (Michigan Live)

// Youth Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High (Marijuana Moment)

// Illinois Lawmakers Pass Major Improvement To Medical Cannabis Program (Weed News)


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// Maine AG orders vape tent closed at medical marijuana trade show (Portland Press Herald)

// At 23, student entrepreneur has won 1 of 7 permits for Saskatoon cannabis retail stores (CBC News)

// Ankerfelt: Moving the dialog forward on marijuana in Alaska (KCAW)

// Vanguard Mutual Fund Surprisingly Owns $47 Million of Cannabis Stocks (New Cannabis Ventures)

// A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With Antonio Villaraigosa (Marijuana.com)

// Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Advocates Confident About This Month’s Ballot Vote (Marijuana Moment)

// NCIA Adds 3 New Members to its Board of Directors (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Pa. medical marijuana board recommends sale of leaf, plant form (Penn Live)

// The Latest: Maryland lawmakers OK medical marijuana bill (Washington Post (AP))

// High Times Financial Pressure Revealed in SEC Filing (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Database of marijuana rules from every city and county in California shows slow acceptance of Prop. 64 (Cannifornian)

// Chart: Breakdown of California marijuana companies that got cease-and-desist letters (Marijuana Business Daily)

// GOP Senator: ‘Let States Legalize Medical Marijuana, But Don’t Change Federal Law’ (Marijuana Moment )

// David Couch has a new amendment ready for recreational marijuana as soon as approval polls show opportunity (Arkansas Times)

// California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher medical marijuana champion facing tough GOP primary challenge (LA Times)

// Cannex Capital to Acquire California-Based Jetty Extracts for up to $30 Million (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Pennsylvanians seeking medical marijuana at ‘ever-increasing’ pace (Penn Live)


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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// More Than 200 Apply For Adult-Use Marijuana Business Licenses On 1st Day (WBUR)

// First pot-business licenses would go to Maine residents of at least 4 years (Portland Press Herald)

// California Cannabis Licenses Now Represent 34.5% of All U.S. Licenses Issued (New Cannabis Ventures)


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// Tennessee Medical-Marijuana Bill Dead for the Year (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Alaska Marijuana Regulators to Again Review On-Site Use (U.S. News & World Report (AP))

// Arguments break out in Senate over medical marijuana industry bill amendment (WBAL 11 NBC)

// Medical Marijuana Gets Wary Welcome from Older Adults, Poll Shows (U of M Health)

// State Senate OKs bill to improve local access to medical marijuana (Sentinel Source)

// Dozens Of Permits Issued For New York’s Industrial Hemp Pilot (Hemp Gazette)

// Health insurance should cover medical marijuana, Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez says (Mass Live)


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Thursday, December 7, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 7, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// L.A. lawmakers back new regulations on marijuana industry (Los Angeles Times)

// Legal Marijuana Sales Are Expected to Hit $10 Billion This Year (Fortune)

// Cannabis commission focuses on ‘social consumption’ (Common Wealth)


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// Delaware police officials seek to firm up gun ban, want weed use noted on driver’s licenses (Cannabist (AP))

// First Nations demand control over cannabis sales (Globe and Mail )

// Maryland cannabis commission hires new executive director (Baltimore Sun)

// Here’s how much Mass. could make off marijuana sales in the next fiscal year (Boston Globe)

// Ohio’s Auditor Is Calling For An Investigation Into State’s Medical Marijuana Program (WKSU Public Radio)

// Celebrating Five Years of Legal Weed in Washington State (Seattle Weekly)

// Shakeup at prominent cannabis lab follows allegations two owners have neo-Nazi ties (Oregon Live)


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Did Past Harassment Allegations Finally Catch Up To MPP’s Rob Kampia? (Leafly)

// Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders (CBC News)

// Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine Court Costs (U.S. News & World Report (AP))


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// Statistics Canada to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data (Nasdaq)

// State to medical marijuana company: Stop selling vape pens (Florida Politics)

// State pot commission aims to have first draft of rules set by end of Dec. (Boston Globe)

// CBD oil is illegal in Indiana says Attorney General Curtis Hill after months of confusion (Indy Star)

// Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations, and stops (SF Gate)

// Smoke shop owner who said bongs were only for tobacco convicted of selling drug paraphernalia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

// Pot dispensary staff who camped out 27 days for 4/20 permit lost it to a guy named ‘Smokey’ (9 News NBC)


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Thursday, October 12, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A medical marijuana outdoor cultivation site is left ravaged by wildfire.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Devastating Photos Show Wildfire’s Toll on a California Cannabis Farm (Leafly)

// ‘We lost it all’: Puerto Rico medical marijuana businesses assess hurricane damage (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Colorado’s 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months (Cannabist)


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// Canada’s Largest Cannabis Producer Is Doubling in Size (Leafly)

// Atlanta Mayor Signs Marijuana Decrim Proposal (Marijuana Moment)

// Setting the cannabis age at 19 is ‘not practical at all’, lawyer says (Global News)

// Cannabis Control Commission Hears from Vineyarders (Vineyard Gazette)

// Case that could disrupt Maryland medical marijuana industry will go to trial (Baltimore Sun)

// State names new medical marijuana director (Portland Press Herald)

// Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis (Cannabist)


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Thursday, September 28, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, September 28, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Medical Marijuana dispensaries could stay open while applying for licenses under bills (Michigan Live)

// Recreational marijuana sales won’t start in January in SF after all (San Francisco Chronicle)

// Injunction blocks Smithfield from restricting medical pot cultivation + video (Providence Journal)


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// Coming soon to a billboard near you: Marijuana ads (Inquirer Daily News )

// As lawmakers add cut and tweak Maine recreational pot laws take shape (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana industry uses cross-border beer case to argue against provincial monopolies (CBC News)

// L.A. marijuana businesses unhappy with draft rules but talks continue (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nevada Cancels Seed-to-Sale Contract Months Into 5-Year Contract in Favor of Metrc (Dope Magazine)

// Legalize pot in R.I.? 19 people picked to study the issue (Providence Journal)

// Giving the gift of green in the ‘District of Cannabis’ (Star Tribune)


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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Soon-to-be-former head of the DEA Chuck Rosenburg is seen on C-SPAN testifying in front of a Congressional committee.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// DEA administrator plans to step down (Washington Post)

// Do not tell U.S. border guards that you’ve smoked pot, despite what some say: lawyer (Global News)

// Mass. pot czar to push ‘strong economic benefits’ of dispensaries to towns (Boston Globe)


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// Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No. (New York Times)

// Almost half of Canadians willing to try cannabis-infused food: study (Chronicle Herald)

// Marijuana Should Be Available At Private Retailers, Two-Thirds Of Canadians Say (Huffington Post)

// Aurora Cannabis a billion-dollar pot producer posts $6M in revenue (Calgary Herald)

// Colorado marijuana edibles makers bracing for new standards (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says (Leafly)

// Georgia Tech sports teams consider changes to policies on marijuana and other drugs (Cannabist)


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